Stop-and-Frisk in the de Blasio Era (2019) | New York Civil Liberties Union

The New York City Police Department’s aggressive stop-and-frisk program exploded into a national controversy during the mayoral administration of Michael Bloomberg, as the number of NYPD stops each year grew to hundreds of thousands. Most of the people stopped were black and Latino, and nearly all were innocent. Stop-and-frisk peaked in 2011, when NYPD officers reported making
— Read on www.nyclu.org/en/publications/stop-and-frisk-de-blasio-era-2019

Seattle has repeatedly sought to curb crime downtown, but hasn’t stopped sporadic violence | The Seattle Times

In one sense, the shooting Wednesday that killed a woman and injured seven other people was shocking. But in another sense, it was sadly less surprising. The area has long…
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/seattle-has-repeatedly-sought-to-curb-crime-downtown-but-hasnt-stopped-sporadic-violence/

Jennifer E. Cobbina: Hands Up, Don’t Shoot — this is not a pipe podcast

This is an interesting podcast. It is a nice discussion about Professor Cobbina’s book which I’m in the midst of completing.

I have a different reaction to the book than the author of the podcast.

Many people are obviously aware that this nation was founded on a system
of slavery, but what many people don’t know is that the origins of policing
in the United States can be traced to the institution of slavery.”
— Read on www.tinapp.org/episodes/handsup

Policing changes linked to fewer gunshot patients at major trauma center

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A wholesale change in policing tactics earlier this decade in Camden, NJ is associated with fewer gunshot patients at a major city hospital.
— Read on journalistsresource.org/studies/government/criminal-justice/policing-camden-gunshot-patients/